Lucy Holmes

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Lucy Holmes
Lucy Holmes in a blue showgirl outfit.jpg
Lucy Holmes performing in "100% Kylie"
Background information
Birth name Lucy Anne Holmes
Also known as Lucy Bailey, Lucy Holmes-Bailey
Born (1979-07-02) 2 July 1979 (age 37)
Occupation(s) Singer
Presenter
Radio Host
Writer
Director

Lucy Holmes is a British-born Australian performer, TV presenter, radio host, screenplay writer and director.

She has studied a degree in Music Theatre and has since worked as a professional singer, actress and presenter, recording artist and backing vocalist. She has modelled for companies such as TDK, Rutherfords Jewellery, Members Equity Bank and Shoe Sales.

100% Kylie[edit]

Lucy stars as a Kylie Minogue impersonator in the international hit show, 100% Kylie. The show has toured across Australia, Dubai, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Fiji, New Zealand, Italy, Spain and Singapore. It is the longest running Kylie Tribute show in the world. Minogue herself has called the show the 'Best Kylie act' ever on Twitter.[1]

Holmes has also starred in TV adverts as Kylie, and has performed on many TV shows such as StarStruck, The Footy Show, Postcards, A Current Affair, Mornings with Kerri-Anne, The Morning Show and Battle of the Choirs.

In 2008 Lucy appeared in an episode of Big Brother, appearing briefly as Kylie Minogue in an internal window in the house during the housemates' "Paparazzi" task. This involved housemates having to photograph any "celebrities" (being either images or live impersonators) in the house. Housemates were notified that a "celebrity" was in their presence by the sound of camera flashes being played.[2]

In 2010 Lucy played Kylie on ABC3's Prank Patrol. The episode notes read " Today's prankster, Oakleigh, asks Scotty to her help prank her super-sporty cousin, Danielle. Scotty accepts the challenge and gets to work planning a trip to the laundromat with a special appearance from a Kylie Minogue impersonator, a crazy laundromat lady and problematic washing machines."[3]

In August 2012 Herald Sun broke the news that Lucy was set to play Kylie in the sequel to the Logie winning TV series Paper Giants. The storyline involves the battle between gossip magazines to break news of Minogue's 1989 romance with INXS frontman Michael Hutchence.

Backing vocalist[edit]

Holmes has performed with many celebrities as a backing vocalist, including Delta Goodrem, Westlife, UK star James Morrison, Jon Stevens, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, David Campbell, Marina Prior and with Guy Sebastian at the Australian Open Men's Tennis Finals.[4]

Holmes has also performed on many TV shows in house bands – including all three series of Channel 9's recent show, The Singing Bee, and many other shows such as The Logies, Carols By Candlelight, Dancing with the Stars, It Takes Two, Good Morning Australia, the AFL Grand Final and The Good Friday Appeal.[5]

Television[edit]

Lucy hosted Channel 9's live phone-in game show, The Mint alongside five other hosts before its cancellation on 29 March 2008.[6]

During 2012 Lucy appeared on The Morning Show multiple times as the face of 'Clark Rubber' stores. Holmes promoted the latest foam, rubber and swimming pool products.

Radio[edit]

Lucy currently hosts the breakfast radio show 'It's a good morning' on 89.9 Light FM with 'Kel'. She is on air from 6 am till 9 am weekdays.[7] She is also on air from 10am to midday on Saturday for 'Hey Hey, Hey Hey Hey, It's Saturday with Lucy and Kel'.[8]

Writing and Directing[edit]

Lucy writes and directs musicals and has in particular written and directed Christmas themed musicals to sold out audiences in Melbourne for the past few years.

Family Life[edit]

Lucy has a husband: Derek and a daughter: Shiloh. They're often referenced on 89.9 Light FM.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "best kylie act". Twitter. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  2. ^ "lucy crashes BB house". 100% kylie. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 
  3. ^ "Prank Patrol". ABC. Retrieved 2010-07-26. 
  4. ^ "about luct". lucyholmes. Archived from the original on 16 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 
  5. ^ "the mint". channel nine. Archived from the original on 16 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-17. 
  6. ^ "the mint axed". TV Tonight. Archived from the original on 25 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-26. 
  7. ^ "Lucy on the morning wake up". lucyholmes. Retrieved 2009-07-26. 
  8. ^ "On-Air Schedule". 89.9 lightfm. Retrieved 2016-05-13. 

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